Melibe viridis

Kelaart, 1858

Also known as: Melibe mirifica, Melibe vexillifera

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Melibe viridis from Redang, Malaysia
Identification verified by Richard Willan
 

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: A very large species of Melibe (up to 300 mm maximum length) that lives on the open on soft substrates. The underlying colour of the body is pale rose pink. The cerata are flattened with cone-shaped pustules on them, and their apices are bluntly rounded.
 

Dive site: Gipsy Diver's Holy Sand


 

Location:Redang, Malaysia
Photographer:Mohd. Hazli Hassan
Camera:Olympus SP350View EXIF properties
Taken on:June 16, 2007
Viewed:2921 times
Posted:10 years ago
Updated:9 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Dendronotina
Family:Tethydidae
Species:Melibe viridis